Tag Archives: stress

Developing Happiness Habits

One of the things that’s contributing to my stress lately is a complete and total lack of routine. Ironically, I took this trip in part to get away from some routines, but not because I think all routine is bad. … Continue reading

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Stress Confession

I’ve started grinding my teeth again. A lot. And knowing that makes me feel extremely guilty. I grind my teeth when I’m stressed. I also hunch my shoulders and get lower back pain from being physically tense. I’m living a … Continue reading

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A Little More Conversation, A Little Less Action

In Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, we came face to face with our society’s obsession with entertainment. It wasn’t Hollywood stars or pop icons hounding our dollars, but entertainment of the “tourist attraction” variety. Everywhere we turned we were promised family … Continue reading

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Refueling

I have been feeling the stress the last couple of weeks. I told myself it was normal. I took the necessary steps to maintain my sanity – eating right, sleeping, shutting off the computer at night when I could not … Continue reading

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So maybe I’m not just tired.

I’ve whined a lot about being tired on this blog. I hestitate to do it because everyone is too damn tired and there’s nothing more stressful about my life than yours.  But somedays, the tired outweighs the creativity and so … Continue reading

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Dear Jared

You asked me this morning as you were leaving if I was mad at you. I told you I wasn’t, and I meant it. I also told you that I was just stressed, that I was carrying a lot on … Continue reading

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So empty it’s broken

When I was in high school my dad used to preach at me about not letting my gas tank run completely out.  And I always did.  I always pushed it wayyy to close to the line and coasted into the … Continue reading

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